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Japan 1947: Caricature Number One

Print with a cream-colored background, a blue area at left suggesting the shape of a human body, and a red area at right of the same, but inverted. In the middle region, many small solid black human figures cascade head-first from the top of the composition to the bottom.

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  • Print with a cream-colored background, a blue area at left suggesting the shape of a human body, and a red area at right of the same, but inverted. In the middle region, many small solid black human figures cascade head-first from the top of the composition to the bottom.

Date:

1947

Artist:

Onchi Kōshirō
Japanese, 1891-1955

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Artist

Onchi Kōshirō

Title

Japan 1947: Caricature Number One

Origin

Japan

Date

1947

Medium

Color woodblock print

Dimensions

72.0 × 62.6 cm

Credit Line

Gift of Oliver H. Statler

Reference Number

1961.976

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